Gusties Fall to No. 21 UW-Stevens Point Posted on September 16th, 2022 by


DUBUQUE, Iowa — The Gustavus volleyball team entered Friday’s match against UW-Stevens Point having played nationally ranked opponents in its last two matches. Friday wasn’t any different, as the Pointers, ranked No. 21, dealt the Gusties a 3-1 setback.

The Pointers jumped out early, taking the first set 26-24, but the Gusties rebounded in impressive fashion, rolling to a 25-15 win in the second set to even the match at 1-1.

From there, however, the Pointers rattled off identical 25-16 wins to close out the match, sealing a victory over the eighth-ranked Gusties.

Marlee Turn (Jr., Kennedy) led the way for the Gustie offense, recording 14 kills, while Lauren Klaith (Jr., Rockford) and Sarah Elliott (Sr., Lombard, Ill.) chipped in 13 and 10 kills of their own. Kasie Tweet (Jr., Adrian) recorded a 29-assist, 12-dig double-double, with Maren Sundberg (Fy., Eagan) posting a team-best 27 digs

The Gusties (7-2 overall) are back in action tomorrow against Grinnell at noon followed by host Loras College at 2 p.m.


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